North York Post : 2018-12-01
Currents : 31 : 31
CURRENTS FASHION THE HAUTEST HOLIDAY DRESSES It’s party season — there are work gatherings, black-tie dinners and, of course, New Year’s Eve. Canada’s top fashion expert, Jeanne Beker, susses out the most glamorous gowns, sexy frocks and luxurious looks for all your holiday party needs. GREEN WITH ENVY HazelLily Designer Consignment, 510 Eglinton Ave. W., $1,195, “The way it’s cut, the way it’s draped, Zac Posen really knows how to fit a woman’s body.” AN ARTFUL TOUCH Andrews, Bayview Village, $835, “Lucian Matis is an artist first and foremost. This really has a handpainted feel to it with the elegance of the roses.” SPARKLE IT UP Rewind, 577 Mt. Pleasant Rd., $450, “Bill Blass, what an iconic designer, and these gorgeous sequins are done in a beautiful graphic pattern.” RUST OVER RED Brian Bailey, Bayview Village, $1,495, “I adore this rust colour, it’s so rich and warm. I would take advantage of the band around the shoulders and put a brooch on that.” SEXY STUDS Poor Little Rich Girl, 2094 Yonge St., $299, “This is a very edgy dress, the studs are fantastic. It’s got a high sexy slit and a wonderful amount of stretch.” BEADED BEAUTY FRINGE FUN Freda’s, 86 Bathurst St., $875, Want, 1788 Avenue Rd., $779.95, “This is absolutely sexy and has a real glamorous feel to it with a vintage vibe. It’s beautiful with the little black beads all over.” SEQUIN GALORE “This is just fantastic for those of us who love fringes. It’s so well made with the beautiful mesh up top, it’s got a beautiful flow.” Milli, 231 Avenue Rd., $7,595, “I have rarely seen such a magnificent display of sequins teamed with this rich plum velvet. It is to die for. You will stop traffic in this dress.” LEOPARD LUXURY Roxy Earle x Le Chateau, Le Chateau, Promenade mall, $139.95, “I love this velvet devoré fabrication with this stunning coloration.” 31 JEANNE BEKER | One of Canada’s most trusted authorities on style and fashion, Jeanne has covered the industry for more than 30 years. Now watch her in her current style editor role on TSC’s Style Matters with Jeanne Beker.
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